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Disparities Data Details HDS-20.1 by Marital Status for 2013-16

Disparities Details by Marital Status for 2013-16
HDS-20.1 : Adults with coronary heart disease who have their low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol at or below recommended levels (age adjusted, percent, 20+ years)
This chart compares rates by population.

2020 Baseline (year): 52.3 (2005–08)
2020 Target: 67.5 1, 2
Desired Direction: ↑ Increase Desired
Data Source: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), CDC/NCHS
Error Bar (I) represents the 95% confidence interval.
Additional footnotes may apply to these data. Please refer to footnotes below the data table for further information.
See also Disparities Overview by Marital Status for HDS-20.1

HDS-20.1 Increase the proportion of adults with coronary heart disease who have their low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol at or below recommended levels

Adults with coronary heart disease who have their low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol at or below recommended levels (age adjusted, percent, 20+ years)

2020 Baseline (year): 52.3 (2005–08)
2020 Target: 67.5 1, 2
Desired Direction: ↑ Increase Desired
Spotlight on Disparities:
Marital Status 2013-16 Disparity
Widowed 88.4
CI 83.6/91.9
SE 1.805
x 1.000
Best rate
Married 56.1
CI 40.2/70.9
SE 7.641
x 1.574
CI
1.000/ 1.974
Divorced or separated 38.7
CI 19.4/62.4
SE 10.763
x 2.283
CI
1.000/ 3.611
Never married 22.1
CI 10.7/40.1
SE 4.659
x 4.002
CI
1.000/ 5.671
Average group rate excluding best group rate 39.0
...
SE 9.898
x 2.267
CI 1.000/ 3.447

Data are subject to revision and may have changed since a previous release.

Unless noted otherwise, any age-adjusted data are adjusted using the year 2000 standard population.

Data are not available or not collected for populations not shown.

CI: 95% confidence interval.

Summary measures of health disparities by Marital Status — 2013-16
  • The best group rate for this objective, 88.4% (age adjusted), was attained by persons who were widowed.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 22.1% (age adjusted), was attained by persons who were never married.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 66.3 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 4.002 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was 2.267 times the average rate for all other marital status groups (excluding the best), 39.0% (age adjusted).
Detailed measures of health disparities by Marital Status — 2013-16

Persons who were widowed achieved the best group rate for this objective, 88.4% (age adjusted).

The best group rate was:

  • 1.574 times the rate among persons who were married.
  • 2.283 times the rate among persons who were divorced or separated.
  • 4.002 times the rate among persons who were never married.
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